The convocation and passing-out parade (POP) of the 131st course of the National Defence Academy (NDA) will be held on November 28 and 29 respectively. This year, Subhash Bhamre, Minister of State for Defence, will be the reviewing officer for the parade.
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Every year, two batches of cadets from the premier tri-services training academy pass out and join the Army, Navy and Air Force after one more year of pre-commissioning training at the academies of their respective forces — Indian Military Academy in Dehradun for Army, Air Force Academy in Dundigal for Air Force and Indian Naval Academy in Ezhimala for Navy.
The convocation of the 131st course would be held on November 28 at Habibullah Hall of the academy and the cadets would be conferred degrees of the JNU in Arts, Science and Computer Science. M Jagadeesh Kumar, JNU Vice Chancellor, will be the chief guest for the convocation.